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it the law it was not very easy to defie their rules. >> reporter: a few stops later a white man got on and could not find a seat. >> he wanted to know if i was going to stand up i told him i was not. he said if you don't stand up i'll have your arrested and i said he could do that. >> reporter: rosa parks was arrested, fingerprinted and fined. a reverend named martin luther king brought a lawsuit against the bus company. the u.s. supreme court declared montgomery segregation laws unconstitutional. in recent years the civil rights movement she had inspired brought her out for speeches and celebrations. she worked with the nnacp, started an organizations to provide opportunities for young people. but about her part of it in it all she was always modest. >> are you proud of what you've done? >> well, if not i would take so much pride in myself but what i was happy about was the fact that the people in montgomery stayed off the buses in large numbers and opposed of course that made it a protest and this protest could put the bus company out of business for a while. >> a week later, rosa
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